Credit score

Checking Your Credit File

Checking Your Credit File

Smartphone apps which allow you to check your credit score are now commonplace and free to use, and many of us use them regularly. But the apps and the credit score only gives a very broad indication on your credit file. The numbers on their own will give you an idea about which band you fall into, and tracked over…

Read more

Building your credit history

Building your credit history

Having a good credit history is vital to building a great credit score. For those individuals that do not have a credit history building it from scratch can prove a challenge. However, with time and patience it is possible to build a decent score in the following ways: Get a bank account: For those that do not have one getting…

Read more

What Is a Credit Score?

What Is a Credit Score?

In very basic terms, your credit score is a number, ranging between 0 and 999. It is an indication of how reliable you have been in the past when paying back money you have borrowed from a bank or on something like a credit card. If your credit score is high, then you stand a good chance of being approved…

Read more